Charlestown, Cornwall

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Things to see and do near Charlestown

If you're planning a visit to Charlestown, you'll find that there are plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding area. Here are just a few ideas to help you make the most of your trip.

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  • Cornish Art - Taking inspiration from the Cornish coast, from the wild and untamed to the quiet and calm.
  • The Great Cornish Outdoors - Discover the best Cornwall has to offer, from the popular to the more remote hidden gems.
  • Beach House Art - Check out the Beach House Blog for guides on pressing seaweed and more!
  • Explore the South West Coast Path – Stretching from Minehead in Somerset to Poole Harbour in Dorset, the South West Coast Path is a 630-mile national trail and the longest of its kind in the UK. It passes through Charlestown and offers stunning views of the Cornish coastline.
  • Go Surfing – With its mild climate and large waves, Cornwall is one of the best places in the UK for surfing. Charlestown is home to several great surf spots, where you can find spots suitable for all levels.
  • Visit the Eden Project – Located only a few miles away, the Eden Project is a huge botanical garden and educational visitor attraction. It features the world's largest rainforest in captivity, and a variety of interactive exhibits and activities.
  • Take a Stroll in the Countryside – Just outside Charlestown lies the beautiful countryside of Cornwall, with its rolling hills and lush green pastures. It's the perfect place for an afternoon stroll or bike ride.
  • Visit Charlestown Harbour – This traditional fishing port is a great place to take a walk and admire the beautiful boats, as well as sample some of the local seafood.
  • Relax at a Beach – Cornwall is home to some of Britain's most stunning beaches, and Charlestown is no exception. Whether you're looking for a peaceful spot to relax, or a more lively beach for sunbathing and swimming, you're sure to find it here.
  • Explore the Local History – Charlestown has a rich history, and is home to many historic buildings, including the old town hall and the harbour walls. Take a walk around to learn more about the area's past.
  • Tour a National Trust Property – Nearby, you'll find a number of National Trust properties, including Lanhydrock House and Cotehele. These are great places to explore the local history and culture, as well as enjoy a peaceful walk in the countryside.
  • Visit the Lost Gardens of Heligan – These beautiful gardens were once part of a large estate, and are now a popular tourist attraction. Visitors can explore the gardens, which are home to a variety of exotic plants and wildlife.
  • Explore the Local Markets – Charlestown is home to a number of traditional markets, selling everything from fresh produce to handmade crafts.
  • Try the Local Cuisine – Cornwall is known for its delicious seafood, and Charlestown is the perfect place to sample some of the region's best dishes.
  • Take a Boat Trip – From Charlestown harbour, you can take a boat trip and explore the surrounding coast and nearby islands.
  • Visit a Local Brewery – Cornwall is home to many great breweries, and Charlestown is no exception. Visit one of the local brewers and sample some of their delicious craft beers.
  • Take a Day Trip to St Ives – This picturesque fishing village is only a short drive away and is home to a number of great attractions, including the Barbara Hepworth Museum and The Exchange art gallery.
  • Go Horse Riding – Take a ride along the beach or around the countryside and enjoy the stunning scenery.

There are many things to see and do near Charlestown. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or outdoor activities, you'll find plenty of ways to enjoy your time in the area!